Prof. Frederickson is the director of the Educational Psychology Group, University College London and is a Senior Educational Psychologist, Buckinghamshire.
Prof. Frederickson’s current research interests include: social competence in children, factors influencing inclusion and belonging in school, in particular for children with special needs and disabilities, and problem based learning in professional education. She has published over 100 journal articles and book chapters, has co-authored leading text books on special needs for educational service professionals and students, and on educational psychology for psychology undergraduates, and has co-edited two major collections of best selling assessment resources, one for mental health/psychological wellbeing and one for special educational needs.
Prof. Frederickson joined the team at UCL in 1986, initially as a professional tutor. Since 1994 she has been Director of the Educational Psychology Group. In 2000, Norah received the UCL Faculty of Life Sciences award for Teaching, and in 2004 was awarded a personal chair in educational psychology. She was a member of the UCL-led consortium that conducted the national evaluation for the Department for Education of the Targeted Mental Health in Schools programme (2008-11) and is a governor of the UCL Academy.
Please see the list below for the most recent of Prof. Frederickson’s publications. More information about Prof. Frederickson including a more extensive publication list can be found here: Prof. Frederickson’s Publications
- Aljunied, M. & Frederickson, N. (2014). Utility of the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) for children with autism. Educational Psychology in Practice, 30(4), 380-392. Click here for full text
- Warren, L., Jones, A., & Frederickson, N. (2014). The Role of Callous-Unemotional Traits in the Self-Concept and Peer Acceptance of Children with Antisocial Behaviour. Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties.
- Aljunied, M. & Frederickson, N. (2014). Assessing Cognitive Abilities in Children with Autism: Practitioner Evaluation of Treatment Validity. International Journal of Developmental Disabilities. Click here.
- Gore-Langton, E., & Frederickson, N. (2015). Mapping the educational experiences of children with Pathological Demand Avoidance. Journal of Research in Special Educational Needs. Click here.